BROS star Matt Goss has revealed he didn’t see his twin brother Luke for two years during lockdown.
The 56-year-old struggled being on his own during the difficult time and things got so bad at one point that he was left questioning “if he wanted to be here.”
Matt Goss has revealed he didn’t see twin Luke for two yearsCredit: Rex Features
The star has opened up about his struggle being aloneCredit: Alamy
Speaking about hitting rock bottom, the singer admitted: “There are times when I have thought that I don’t think I can continue.
“That’s the honest truth and is a tough thing to say.
“I have looked left I have looked right and I have looked I’m front and behind and there is nobody there.”
Things were particularly hard because he couldn’t see his brother and he doesn’t have any other family.
He explained: “I’ve spent two years by myself almost, in my home.
“I didn’t see Luke for two years. I don’t have a family.
“I have Luke …and that’s it. I don’t have a family, I don’t get to offer that to my partner.
“I’ve had to ask myself the question… do you want to be here?
“And the answer is yes I do, but there have been times when you just want people to hear you.”
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Matt continued: “It’s been a long journey for all of us.
“I have spent a great deal of time alone. Sometimes people think you are invincible and you are a tank.
“There have been times when I thought I was going to literally drop.”
Matt’s album The Beautiful Unknown is released on 25th March. Matt will be touring the UK signing albums in London, Kingston upon Thames, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Coventry, Newcastle and Sheffield.
There will also be the chance to see Matt perform live in Coventry on 26th March and Kingston upon Thames on the 27th of March.
The pair rose to fame in BrosCredit: Getty
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